Tag Archives: China

  • Geoff Dyer Tibetan test for Obama’s engagement with China

    If Obama stays quiet on Tibet and does not meet the Dalai Lama soon after, China is likely to redouble its efforts to isolate the Dalai Lama. ...

  • China to open fourth civilian airport in Tibet

    China plans to open its fourth civilian airport in Tibet in "Ngari Prefecture" next year to boost infrastructure facilities in the border region. ...

  • Two Tibetans held for protesting Chinese FM’s visit

    Two Tibetans were detained by police when they tried to enter the venue of the trilateral meeting among foreign ministers of Russia, India and China. ...

  • Participants urged to push for press freedom at China media forum

    Participants at the 2009 World Media Summit should use the opportunity to urge the Chinese government to respect press freedom and stop its routine harassment of journalists. ...

  • Tibetan monk dies from torture in Chinese detention

    A Tibetan monk from Drepung Monastery died from torture in a Chinese detention centre in Lhasa in August. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Tale of cyber war: China and Tibet

    Looking at all the top-level Tibet domains obtained by exile Tibetans, it would seem that Tibetans are web-savvy, and better than China at using the world's new favourite media tool. ...

  • China starts building fifth airport in Tibet

    China has started building a fifth civil airport in restless and mountainous Tibet, hoping to boost the number of visitors to the remote region. ...

  • China’s latest PR campaign in Malawi

    The Daily Times of Malawi ran a twelve-page advertising spread entitled "50 Years of Democratic Reform in Tibet," paid for by the Chinese Embassy in Malawi. ...

  • Dalai Lama guard recalls leader’s dramatic escape

    Sitting in his riverside house in north Delhi, Ratu Ngawang casts his mind back 50 years and recalls how he helped smuggle the Dalai Lama to safety. ...

  • Hu Jintao takes personal charge of fight against Charter 08

    There is little chance that the Chinese government can snuff out Charter 08, the most serious intellectual challenge to the Communist Party since the student-led protests of 1989, ...